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Julie M. Moreschi, RD, MS

Julie M. Moreschi, RD, MS joined Benedictine University as a faculty member of the Nutrition Department in 1994, and was hired as the Dietetic Internship Director in 1997. Previously, Ms. Moreschi worked as a clinical dietitian, cafeteria manager, diet office manager, assistant foodservice director, internal management consultant, and consultant at a variety of health care organizations in Illinois and Minnesota. Her professional interests lie primarily in the areas of community nutrition, maternal and child wellness, and preventative nutrition interventions. She currently spends one-fourth of her job working on a “Safe Schools/Healthy Students” grant project in a local school district. Demonstrating continued involvement management development, team building, and self-directed work teams, she facilitated the creation of a clinical nutrition self-directed work team at a Chicago-land hospital, and served as the CPI chair of the Illinois Dietetic Association in 2006. Ms. Moreschi has been co-author of research presented at several of the peer-reviewed poster sessions held at the annual American Dietetic Association Food, Nutrition Conference and Exhibition (FNCE), as well as writing a chapter in the text Nutrition and Public Health. When she is not working, Ms. Moreschi enjoys spending time with her elementary aged daughter, cooking, reading, knitting, and attending a variety of cultural events.